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Without the restraints, neurons that fire off pain signals—cortical pyramidal neurons—went wild, researchers report in Nature Neuroscience.
Alice in Wonderland syndrome is a real medical condition, experienced by Gavin, who also has been diagnosed with cortical dysplasia, a congenital abnormality of brain development, and Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy.
The event is a kickoff to the April 1 Casey’s Cup hockey tournament at Anaheim Ice, in honor of Casey Strale of Irvine, who died in 2013 at age 16 after a battle with adrenal cortical carcinoma, a rare cancer.
The cause was posterior cortical atrophy, a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease, her daughter Rose Dempsey said.
By subdividing the brain more strategically, the map can help pinpoint particular sections’ functions and help determine how different cortical regions contribute to development, aging and disease.
But George designed multiple, parallel layers of nodes — each representing thousands of neurons in cortical columns and each a small program with its own ability to process information, remember patterns, and make predictions.
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